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Lustron Houses (page 3)

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William Wittmer Lustron House
Alpine, NJ
Harold Hess Lustron House
Closter, NJ
There were around 16 Lustrons sold in New Jersey and about a dozen of them remain. These two Lustrons were assembled in 1950 and are just a few miles apart. Both have two bedrooms and one bath. The Alpine Lustron was originally owned by William Wittmer. The Alpine house is also known as the Marjorie Hiorth House (Wittmer's widow). [map]

The Closter Lustron was built in 1950. It features a "breezeway", a mostly glass, enclosed connecting structure between the house and garage. Harold Hess originally tried to have this house built in Fort Lee, NJ but he could not get past zoning restrictions there. In 2015, the Township of Closter was gifted the house and began restoring it. The house has been rented to a local business owner who is serving as caretaker. [map]

Lustron House
Woodbury, NJ
This Woodbury Lustron is in great shape. The window awnings must have been an original option. The garage appears to now be cinderblock with a Lustron top. [map]

Lustron House
Clinton, NJ
The Clinton Lustron is in great shape and stands on a fairly large piece of property in an upscale neighborhood. [map]

Lustron House [gone]
Sea Bright, NJ
This Lustron in Sea Bright was originally used as a demonstration model. When this photo was taken in 2004, it appeared to be unoccupied and between commercial uses. By 2012, it had been replaced with new development.

New Mexico Lustron Houses:
Los Alamos

Lustron House
Middletown, NY
There are about 95 Lustrons in New York. The Middletown Lustron was vacant when these photos were taken in 2010. This house is now painted beige. [map]

Lustron House
S. Main St.
Albany, NY
The S. Main St. Lustron is nicely maintained and visible on all sides. I don't know if there was originally a breezeway connecting the house and garage. [map]

Lustron House
Jermain St.
Albany, NY
Lustron House
Jermain St.
Albany, NY
There were eight Lustrons built on this block in 1949. Three were moved due to highway expansion and are now shingled over. The other five are shown here below. These two blue Jermain St. Lustrons are next door neighbors. Both of their porches have been boxed in. [map]

Lustron House
Jermain St.
Albany, NY
Lustron House
Jermain St.
Albany, NY
Lustron House
Jermain St.
Albany, NY
The tan and brown Jermain St. Lustrons are nicely maintained. The yellow house on the bottom was boarded up when these photos were taken in 2010.

Lustron House
Clover Lane
Loudonville, NY
Lustron House
Clover Lane
Loudonville, NY
There were about six Loudonville Lustrons built on Clover Lane. Only these two are still recognizable. [top map]; [bottom map]

There were five other Lustrons in Loudonville just a few blocks away on Osborne Rd. Three are now sided-over, one is obscured by large additions, and the other was demolished.

More New York Lustron Houses:
Ballston Spa
Chautaqua
Eden
Jamestown
Jamestown

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